Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018
Learn how to identify budget-related items in a funding agency's request for proposal, and how to create a sound budget for your proposal. We'll discuss common mistakes made during budget development so you can avoid them. Most our time will be spent examining a real budget scenario so you'll feel confident using Iowa State tools. Finally, we'll answer questions about the comprehensive financial picture of your current proposal.
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore options for group work and collaboration in Canvas.
"Mental Illness, Tragedy and Transformation," Joan and Dave Becker share their family's story about their son, Mark, and the experience they had coping with his paranoid schizophrenia.
Learn how to break down the elements of mandalas and use repetition of shapes and lines to create a balanced sphere. Drawing mandalas can be meditative, and is a great way to relieve stress and clear your mind.
Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)
Wednesday, 26 Sep 2018
Mandala Construction 10am - 5pm Community Sand Painting 10am - 5pm
This workshop is intended to help faculty identify sources of bias -- explicit and implicit-- in their interactions with students, colleagues and community members, and develop mechanisms for addressing unintended bias. It has only two requirements - an inquisitive mind and an electronic device (phone, tablet, laptop) that can connect to the internet. All faculty are invited.
Reiman Gardens is excited to invite home-schooled students and parents for a day of guided experiences and learning stations that explore concepts around an educational theme.
The career fair enables students to explore career opportunities, obtain employer information, and locate internships, co-ops and full-time positions. Employers have the opportunity to connect with promising candidates for job and internship openings as well as network with university personnel and other employers.
The career fair offers employers and students a professional environment in which to connect and discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in human/social services; health/wellness; government; and hospitality. There also will be an opportunity for students to meet with representatives from professional health and law schools.
What defines effective teaching, and how do we measure it? These questions are critically important to the teaching mission and to faculty careers. The ISU Faculty Handbook states that "When teaching is part of the faculty assignment, effectiveness is an essential criterion for advancement." CELT will be hosting two nationally recognized scholars who will share their research on Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness, with particular focus on:
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore rubrics and outcomes and how they work together in Canvas.
Mandalas are created with geometric shapes and curvilinear lines, and often incorporate ancient spiritual symbols that are significant in Hinduism and Buddhism. Stop by The Workspace to make a painted stone mandala, and keep it as a talisman for yourself, or give it to someone as a small but special gift.
Learn to identify unique features of early printed books (circa 1450-1850) and what they indicate about design and production. Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.
"The Intersection of Strengths & Social Identity: Using the Clifton Strengths to Engage Conversation about Difference," Daniel Almeida, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Learn about a collaborative effort to streamline procedures for acclimating new Iowa State students. A Q&A will follow an overview of the committee's work and recommendations.
How might you generate valuable research from your teaching activities even if you don't have expertise in educational or social science research methods? Peter Balan, OAM BSc, BE(Hons), MBM, PhD, faculty member in the School of Management at the University of South Australia and Team Based Learning Consultant is visiting ISU.
Hear speeches, ask questions, and meet the Democratic candidates for statewide office in Iowa. Deidre DeJear, candidate for Iowa Secretary of State; Rob Sand, candidate for Iowa Auditor of State; and Tim Gannon, candidate for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. Open to the public.
Mandalas are created with geometric shapes and curvilinear lines, and often incorporate ancient spiritual symbols that are significant in Hinduism and Buddhism. These intricate designs transfer beautifully into stiches on fabric! Judy will show you a variety of embroidery stitches with time to practice.